The Oriental turtle dove or rufous turtle dove Streptopelia orientalis is a member of the bird family Columbidae, doves and pigeons. Both the names Oriental turtle dove and rufous turtle dove have been used for this species. It has been suggested that the name rufous turtle dove should be used for the western form meena, and Oriental turtle dove for the nominate orientalis.
The Asian forest tortoise Manouria emysalso known as the Asian brown tortoiseis a species of tortoise endemic to Southeast Asia. It is believed to be among the most primitive of living tortoises, based on molecular and morphological studies. There are two recognized subspecies: M.
The Siberian Taiga is a vast forest in the northern regions of Russia covering hundreds of thousands of square miles. Most of the year, it is a very cold place, with low temperatures dropping to F. There is a short, but very hot summer with temperatures going up to F, but the average temperature during the year is below freezing.
The aim of ATP is to establish a safe and sustainable future for Asian turtles, and to ensure that no further turtle species become extinct in the region. We implement strategic interventions that directly contribute to the conservation of Asian turtles, helping to ensure efficient use of limited resources, as well as developing capacity, strengthening leadership, and ultimately effecting positive attitudinal and behavioural change within society. The Golden Turtle gave a claw which was used to make the trigger of a crossbow which was the Vietnamese armies secret weapon in their victory against Zhao Tuo, a Qin general. A month later local police raided three additional locations connected to the same criminal network and found 4, more marine turtles.
Asian box turtles are turtles of the genus Cuora in the family Geoemydidae. About 12 species are recognized. Cuora mouhotii is often included in this genus, or separated in the monotypic genus Pyxidea.
Forages for insects, sprouts and young leaves on the ground. Voice: Metalic she she sheor pii cho pii cho. Voice: Calls distinctive guku krrrr kukroo or ajapah repetitively in the dark before dawn in April and May.
Oriental Turtle-Dove: Large, stocky dove, buff-brown overall with scaled pattern on back and wings produced by black feathers with buff, gray, or red fringes. Has distinctive black-and-white patch on neck. Tail is long, gray, and white-tipped.
The oriental turtle dove or rufous turtle dove Streptopelia orientalis is a member of the bird family Columbidae. The species has a wide native distribution range from Europe, east across Asia to Japan. The populations show variations in the patterning of plumage and have been designated into at least six named subspecies.
Terrapene carolina Terrapene coahuila Terrapene mexicana Terrapene nelsoni Terrapene ornata Terrapene yucatana '. Box turtles are North American turtles of the genus Terrapene. Although box turtles are superficially similar to tortoises in terrestrial habits and overall appearance, they are actually members of the American pond turtle family Emydidae.
Straddling the Arctic Circle, the Northeast Siberian ecoregion is one of the largest unaltered boreal forest areas in the world. This forest serves as an significant carbon sink, helping to lessen the impact of global climate change. Basin areas of Yana and Indigirca rivers serve as important breeding areas to the rare little curlew Numenius minutus and Siberian white crane Grus leucogeranus Redki e zhivotnie.